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My Grandfather George Hill RMB 595

Name: George Hill Date of Birth: 21st January 1887 Place of Birth: London, England Occupation: Royal Marine Musician. {Clarinet and Saxophone} Date of Death: 8th March 1980 aged 93 years old. He grew up in London orphanage and enlisted in Gosport in 1904 claiming to be born in March 1886 making him 18 when he was in fact only 17.. He served continuously from then until Sept 1920. Among his service record it is noted that during 1914 to 1918 he served on HMS IRON DUKE march 1914 until May 1918 so was at the Battle of Jutland. His last four years were at the Royal School of Music.. Awarded 1914 Star The British War Medal, Victory Medal & Chevrons. He left and raised at family and rejoined in 1940's and served out the second world war in Howstrake Camp in the Isle of Man. Awarded British and Victory Medals for his service in WW2.

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